• Assessment of CO2 storage capacity based on sparse data: Skade Formation 

      Elenius, Maria; Skurtveit, Elin; Yarushina, Viktoriya M.; Baig, Irfan; Sundal, Anja; Wangen, Magnus; Landschulze, Karin; Kaufmann, Roland; Choi, Jung Chan; Hellevang, Helge; Podladchikov, Yuri; Aavatsmark, Ivar; Gasda, Sarah (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-12)
      Large North Sea aquifers of high quality are the likely major target for 12 Gt of European CO2 emissions that should be stored in the subsurface by 2050. This involves an upscaling of the present combined injection rate ...
    • A calcium zirconate based combined material for calcium-copper chemical looping technology 

      Westbye, Alexander; Sanchez, Maria Asuncion Aranda; Dietzel, Pascal D.C.; Di Felice, Luca (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Combined calcium-copper materials based on calcium zirconate (CaO/CuO/CaZrO3) for Calcium-Copper Chemical Looping (Ca-Cu Looping) have been synthesized using a scalable wet chemical method and characterized by powder X-ray ...
    • Demonstrating the potential of CO2 hydrate self-sealing in Svalbard, Arctic Norway 

      Almenningen, Stian; Hussain, Arif; Betlem, Peter; Roy, Srikumar; Senger, Kim; Ersland, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10)
      Here we report the potential self-sealing properties of CO2 hydrate for the Longyearbyen CO2 Lab’s shallow aquifer in Svalbard, Arctic Norway, through hydrate formation experiments. The experiments were conducted on a 9 cm ...
    • Detection and quantification of CO2 seepage in seawater using the stoichiometric Cseep method: Results from a recent subsea CO2 release experiment in the North Sea 

      Omar, Abdirahman; García-Ibáñez, Maribel I.; Schaap, Allison; Oleynik, Anna; Esposito, Mario; Jeansson, Emil; Loucaides, Socratis; Thomas, Helmuth; Alendal, Guttorm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a potential significant mitigation strategy to combat climate change and ocean acidification. The technology is well understood but its current implementation must be scaled up nearly ...
    • Impact and detectability of hypothetical CCS offshore seep scenarios as an aid to storage assurance and risk assessment 

      Blackford, Jerry; Alendal, Guttorm; Avlesen, Helge; Brereton, Ashley; Cazenave, Pierre W; Chen, Baixin; Dewar, Marius; Holt, Jason; Phelps, Jack (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Carbon Capture and Storage has the potential to make a significant contribution to the mitigation of climate change, however there is a regulatory and societal obligation to demonstrate storage robustness and minimal local ...
    • Increased CO2 storage capacity using CO2-foam 

      Føyen, Tore Lyngås; Brattekås, Bergit; Fernø, Martin; Barrabino, Albert; Holt, Torleif (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Reduction of the CO2 mobility is beneficial during subsurface sequestration of anthropogenic CO2 in saline aquifers and hydrocarbon reservoirs by mitigating flow instabilities leading to early gas breakthrough and poor ...
    • The Longyearbyen CO2 Lab: Fluid communication in reservoir and caprock 

      Huq, Farhana; Smalley, P. Craig; Mørkved, Pål Tore; Johansen, Ingar; Yarushina, Viktoriya; Johansen, Harald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08)
      The Longyearbyen CO2 Lab of Svalbard, Norway was established to estimate the potential for geological carbon sequestration at Spitsbergen. Several monitoring wells were drilled in and around the planned CO2 injection site. ...
    • Optimal sensors placement for detecting CO2 discharges from unknown locations on the seafloor 

      Oleynik, Anna; García-Ibáñez, Maribel I.; Blaser, Nello; Omar, Abdirahman; Alendal, Guttorm (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04)
      Assurance monitoring of the marine environment is a required and intrinsic part of CO2 storage project. To reduce the costs related to the monitoring effort, the monitoring program must be designed with optimal use of ...
    • Pore-scale bubble population dynamics of CO2-foam at reservoir pressure 

      Benali, Benyamine; Føyen, Tore Lyngås; Alcorn, Zachary Paul; Haugen, Malin; Gauteplass, Jarand; Kovscek, Anthony R.; Fernø, Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      The flow of CO2 foam for mobility control in porous media is dictated by the foam texture, or bubble density, which is commonly expressed as the number of bubbles per unit of flowing gas. In most high-pressure laboratory ...
    • Practical approaches to study microbially induced calcite precipitation at the field scale 

      Marban, David Landa; Tveit, Svenn; Kumar, Kundan; Gasda, Sarah (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Microbially induced calcite precipitation (MICP) is a new and sustainable technology which utilizes biochemical processes to create barriers by calcium carbonate cementation; therefore, this technology has a potential to ...
    • Towards improved monitoring of offshore carbon storage: A real-world field experiment detecting a controlled sub-seafloor CO2 release 

      Flohr, Anita; Schaap, Allison; Achterberg, Eric P.; Alendal, Guttorm; Arundell, Martin; Berndt, Christian; Blackford, Jeremy; Bröttner, Christoph; Borisov, Sergey M.; Brown, Robin; Bull, Jonathan M.; Carter, Liam; Chen, Baixin; Dale, Andrew W.; De Beer, Dirk; Dean, Marcella; Deusner, Christian; Dewar, Marius; Durden, Jennifer M.; Elsen, Saskia; Esposito, Mario; Faggetter, Michael; Fischer, Jan P.; Gana, Amine; Gros, Jonas; Haeckel, Matthias; Hanz, Rudolf; Holtappels, Moritz; Hosking, Brett; Huvenne, Veerle A.I.; James, Rachael H.; Koopmans, Dirk; Kossel, Elke; Leighton, Timothy G.; Li, Jianghui; Lichtschlag, Anna; Linke, Peter; Loucaides, Socratis; Martínez-Cabanas, María; Matter, Juerg M.; Mesher, Thomas; Monk, Samuel; Mowlem, Matthew C.; Oleynik, Anna; Papadimitriou, Stathys; Paxton, David; Pearce, Christopher R.; Peel, Kate; Roche, Ben; Connelly, Douglas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a key technology to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from industrial processes in a feasible, substantial, and timely manner. For geological CO2 storage to be safe, reliable, and ...